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The Abolitionists
Richard Brooks, Neal Huff, Jeanine Serralles, Kate Lyn Sheil & others. Rob Rapley, director. Oliver Platt, narrator.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887018364.  Daedalus Item Code: 38591
 
Both scorned as troublemakers and praised as liberators, abolitionists tore the nation apart to create a more perfect union, as what began as a pacifist movement fueled by persuasion and prayer ... (Read More)
 
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The Day After Trinity: J. Robert Oppenheimer & the Atomic Bomb
Jon Else, director.
Studio: Image Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 014381147926.  Daedalus Item Code: 48638
 
The life and controversial works of the "father of the atomic bomb" J. Robert Oppenheimer are examined in this Oscar-nominated—and Peabody Award–winning—documentary from 1980. Here too is the history ... (Read More)
 
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D-Day—Code Name: Overlord: Embossed Tin

Studio: Timeless Media Group.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 011301684233.  Daedalus Item Code: 48581
 
Code named "Operation Overlord," the D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe was a meticulously planned operation fraught with peril. The Nazis expected the assault, and their heavily fortified ... (Read More)
 
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Death in the Bunker: The True Story of Hitler's Downfall
Nick F. Bolton, Martin Heckmann & Corinna Sadlo, narrators. Michael Kloft, director.
Studio: Koch Vision.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 741952639596.  Daedalus Item Code: 35130
 
Adolf Hitler spent his last days in a fortified bunker complex under the Chancellery of the Reich in Berlin, where, on April 30, 1945, he poisoned and shot himself. This documentary features archival ... (Read More)
 
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The Decade You Were Born—The 60s: A Decade of Hope and Promise

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 683904527547.  Daedalus Item Code: 48489
 
If you were born in the 60s, your decade opened with John F. Kennedy as the 35th President of the United States and continued with Alan Shepard making the first U.S. space flight. The ... (Read More)
 
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The Decade You Were Born—The 80s: A Decade of Growth and Consumption

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 683904527561.  Daedalus Item Code: 48491
 
If you were born in the 1980s, your parents were the last wave of Baby Boomers. They, along with everybody else, were embracing the future with the personal computer. It was a decade of ... (Read More)
 
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Defiant Requiem
Bebe Neuwirth, narrator. Doug Shultz, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887019200.  Daedalus Item Code: 38833
 
This 2012 documentary tells the remarkable story of Rafael Schächter, a brilliant, young, passionate Czech choral conductor who was sent to the concentration camp of Theresienstadt (Terezín) in 1941. ... (Read More)
 
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Great Battles of World War II

Studio: Timeless Media Group.   Format: 2 DVDs. boxed.
UPC: 011301661135.  Daedalus Item Code: 35841
 
World War II put some 70 million people in uniform and killed perhaps as many as 30 million. It lasted only six years, but it produced the biggest armies, the most devastating weapons, the most ... (Read More)
 
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Horror in the East
Laurence Rees, producer.
Studio: BBC.   Format: DVD Full screen.
UPC: 794051224521.  Daedalus Item Code: 48600
 
While many histories of World War II have recounted the grim atrocities perpetrated by Japanese soldiers on civilians and POWs, few have attempted to explain how and why such barbarity could have ... (Read More)
 
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Hunters in the Sky: The Fighter Aces of World War II

Studio: Questar.   Format: 6 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 033937039829.  Daedalus Item Code: 48601
 
Made in 1991 using interviews and archival footage from the National Archives and the Smithsonian Institution, this 13-part series features former "aces" from Axis countries as well as the Allies. ... (Read More)
 
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Reader's Digest: WWII in the Pacific: Live Action Collection
John Ford, director.
Studio: Questar.   Format: 6 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 033937081163.  Daedalus Item Code: 48610
 
From the events leading up to Pearl Harbor to the dropping of the atomic bombs, this comprehensive, 12-hour documentary series from 2010 chronicles all of the pivotal World War II events in the ... (Read More)
 
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Rebel: Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War
Romi Dias, Isabel Taysin Carter & others. Maria Agui Carter, director.
Studio: PBS.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 841887019316.  Daedalus Item Code: 38927
 
In 1861, at the outbreak of the Civil War, a teenager from New Orleans headed to the front lines. Under the alias Harry T. Buford, he fought at First Bull Run, was wounded at Shiloh, and served as a ... (Read More)
 
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